Nursing and therapy care that can only be safely and effectively performed by, or under the supervision of, professionals or technical personnel. Medicare Part A covers skilled nursing care in a facility for a limited time if the following conditions are met:
You have Part A and have days left in your benefit period
You have a qualifying hospital stay
Your doctor has designated that you need daily skilled care.
You need skilled services for a medical condition that is either a hospital-related condition, or a condition that started when you were getting care in a skilled nursing facility.